Archive for the ‘Pose Of The Week’ Category

Pose of the Week: Crescent Lunge

This high lunge is great for strengthening the legs, balance and sciatica! So many options for personal expression. Find your favorite variation, post a pic on Instagram and include #playcarlsbad and we will give you a shout out!

Pose of the Week: Pincha Mayurasana

Pincha Mayurasana “Feathered Peacock Pose” This pose is a great neck and shoulder opener as well as for building strength and improving balance. This pose has many variations and many ways to use props; a block between the thumb and for finger, the wall of course can used as we all as placing a strap […]

Pose of the Week: Ardha Matsyendrasana

Ardha Matsyendrasana “Half Lord of the Fishes Pose” Benefits: This pose is great for digestion, liver and kidney detoxification, great neck and shoulder stretch as well as energizes the spine! Get twisted, add your personal expression/variation, snap a pic and upload to Instagram, include #playcarlsbad in the caption and we will repost your pic to […]

Pose of the Week: Utthita Parsvakonasana

Utthita Parsvakonasana “Extended side angle pose” Benefits: strengthens legs, knees, and ankles. Stretches groin, spine, waist, chest and lungs, and shoulders. Increase stamina. Follow @playcarlsbad on Instagram and hashtag #playcarlsbad doing the pose of the week and we’ll give ya an asana shout out.

Pose of the Week: Ustrasana

Ustrasana “Camel Pose” Benefits: Maximum compression of spine, which stimulates nervous system. Improves flexibility of neck, spine, and shoulders. Stretches abdomals and throat. Opens heart chakra. Follow @playcarlsbad on Instagram and hashtag #playcarlsbad doing the pose of the week and we’ll give ya an asana shout out.

Pose of the Week: Virasana

Virasana “Hero Pose” Benefits: Stretches quads, hip flexors, knees, and ankles. Strengthens the arches. Improves digestions and relieves gas. Therapeutic for high blood pressure and asthma. Follow @playcarlsbad on Instagram and hashtag #playcarlsbad doing the pose of the week and we’ll give ya an asana shout out. *Photo is Supta Virasana, the reclining variation of […]